Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 1 month ago

physics help ?

A +2 µC particle is travelling due west and enters a magnetic field. Because of the magnetic field the proton curves downward. Which direction does the magnetic field point?

4 Answers

  • NCS
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Due north.

    The direction of the force is determined by v x B (v cross B).

    west x north = down

    by the right hand rule (positively charged particle)

    Hope this helps!

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Towards you.................

  • 1 month ago

    out of the plane, i.e. -z^

  • Jim
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    side to side. use left or right hand rule to determine polarity

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